amniotic fluid


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Synonyms for amniotic fluid

the serous fluid in which the embryo is suspended inside the amnion

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Using the device, clinicians can collect up to a liter of amniotic fluid at full-term caesarean deliveries.
We showed that using our device, we can collect up to a litre of amniotic fluid at full-term caesarean deliveries.
This was "definitive evidence" of Amniotic Fluid Infusion Syndrome, he said, which is "unpredictable and unpreventable" and very rare.
Infants born through Meconium-stained amniotic fluid (MSAF) are more likely to develop respiratory distress compared to their counterparts born through clear amniotic fluid [5].
Using the Selectify process, Ascent extracts a consistent set of key non-viable cells, proteins and growth factors from native amniotic fluid and preserves them in a shelf-stable solution.
There is a need to match IOF supplements to the properties of the amniotic fluid of late-incubation egg, into which these supplements are usually delivered.
Flake envisions that a decade from now, hospitals will be equipped with chambers filled with artificial amniotic fluid, where premature infants can continue to gestate.
PHYSICIANS' DEFENSE: Further prenatal testing for amniotic fluid levels was unwarranted.
Amniotic Fluid Index (AFI) remains widely accepted in obstetrical practice6,7, and is considered the most reliable one.
Antioxidant enzyme activities in amniotic fluid were significantly higher in group II than group I (pless than 0.
According to their scheme, the presence of polyhydramnios or oligohydramnios is considered a poor prognostic indicator, whereas normal amniotic fluid volumes indicate a lack of clinically significant twin-twin transfusion.
Both women in the study had their amniotic fluid samples taken at 28 weeks, and later gave birth to babies with microcephaly.
The aim of the present study was to determine whether in utero PFOS levels are associated with altered Leydig cell function, as indicated by steroid hormone and INSL3 concentrations in amniotic fluid, and to evaluate whether these potential effects on hormone levels were associated with genital malformation in offspring.
Amniotic fluid index greater than 24 cm or a maximum vertical pocket of liquor greater than 8 cm confirmed the diagnosis of polyhydramnios.
This study measured sex hormone levels in the amniotic fluid (which surrounds and supports the baby) of over 300 boys.